Serie B, Frosinone slips: Cosenza wins in the 95th minute. Genoa moves to Brescia, Sudtirol does well
Frosinone falls surprisingly at home, beaten 1-0 by Cosenza with a goal in the 95th minute. Ciociari always first but now +6 on Genoa which imposes itself 3-0 at Brescia's home. Sudtirol third force (2-0 against Spal). Always in a playoff key, Pisa's precious victory over Benevento for 2-0. Home victory also for Como, the 2-0 against Parma reopens the playoff race for the Larians. In terms of salvation, successes for Venice against Ascoli for 1-0 and for Perugia 2-0 in Cittadella.
Sensational feat of Cosenza, which surpasses the leaders Frosinone allo Stirpe and conquers three golden points in optical salvation. First part of the game not particularly exciting. The guests are good at defending in order, not allowing space for the Ciociari's attacks, dangerous only in one circumstance after 11': Case escapes on the left lane and finds Moro in the center of the area, whose beautiful first intention shot with the left-handed hits the crossbar to beat Micai. Cosenza improves in the last minutes and in the 42nd minute Florenzi engages Turati from distance. At the start of the second half, the giallozzurri tried to push with greater intensity, facilitated by the offensive substitutions. Mulattieri and Insigne entered the field, making themselves so dangerous. The guests react and in the 29th minute Finotto severely engages Turati with a left footed strike. In full stoppage time, in the 05th minute, it was Brescianini with a splendid left foot shot from the edge of first intention who gave the rossoblù the three points.
Palermo-Modena 5-2: spectacular comeback, the rosanero are back in the playoff zone
Genoa deservedly wins 3-0 in Brescia. More and more seconds, while the air is tense in the white and blue house with the umpteenth defeat that brings relegation to Serie C closer. Advantage of the guests at the end of the first fraction. Gudmundsson's cross from the right into the heart of the area, Andrenacci plays badly on Salcedo's feet - in the field for the injured Puscas - and the ball into the net. In the 25th minute of the second half the score was doubled. The newcomer Frendrup punches the defense by presenting Gudmundsson only in front of Andrenacci: the attacker is good at mocking the goalkeeper with a precise touch in the corner. In the 47th minute Gudmundsson scores again.
Double Zaro and 2-0 against Spal. Suditrol hits the seventh victory in eleven days, nailing the Estensi to the bottom of the standings. The match unlocked in the 26th minute when De Col's shot was deflected by Zaro. Prowess initially invalidated by the linesman for offside, but after about two minutes of replay it is certified by the Var. Poluzzi is motionless on his legs on Feftatzidis' lap shot (36') which glides on the billboards. In the second half Sudtirol had the opportunity to double twice: in the 72nd minute Cissè launched Rover, whose diagonal was printed on the base of the post, the rebound favored Casiraghi who shot hard, but Alfonso accomplished the feat by deflecting for a corner. The goal that closed the match came a minute later: a deep cross from Rover and a lethal dunk from Zaro, who scored his personal brace.
Pisa beats Benevento 2-0, climbs to 45 points and confirms itself in fifth place in the standings. Stellone's Giallorossi, now disqualified, continue to go downhill, third from bottom in the standings. In the first half stingy with emotions, with Benevento defending themselves without too many worries, Pisa still manages to unlock it with Moreo's first goal for the nerazzurri, third in the league after the two scored in Brescia, who anticipates the ex Leverbe on a cross from Touré's right.
In the second half, Pisa controlled and doubled in the 33rd minute with a right-footed shot from Matteo Tramoni following a perfect assist from Torregrossa. Both players had recently entered the field.
Perugia beat the Cittadella 2-0 and further relaunches its ambitions of direct salvation. The first occasion was sensational and happened between Carriero's feet, who only had his shot saved in front of the goalkeeper. The reply from Perugia comes with an attempt by Matos who kicks badly. Balanced race. Antonucci shows up with a pirouette but the shot is weak, easy for Gori. The game is unlocked after 5 minutes into the second half. Service in the area for Di Carmine who goes around the net, a classic goal from the ex. Perugia ahead. Three minutes later, Casasola doubled his lead as he headed a cross from a corner kick. Cold shower for the grenade but they react immediately with Carriero who gives the illusion of a goal with a shot from the edge. The Citadel tries to recover it to the last but its attempts are in vain.
With one goal in each half Como hits the third consecutive home victory, seventh useful result in a row, confirming themselves as one of the teams in the best shape of this phase of the championship, now definitely far from the danger zone and ever closer to the playoffs. From which instead Parma came out with this defeat. The match was immediately directed in favor of the hosts thanks to a beautiful goal by Cerri, and a very strong start by Longo's men, who in the first twenty minutes had another great chance with Cutrone and hit the post with Vignali. Parma struggled to react, always finding the Como defense very ready. But to definitively close the discussion is the goal from a free-kick by Arrigoni, who came on for Fabregas, who after eight minutes of the second half leads Como to double their lead, deceiving Buffon. Things get even more difficult for Pecchia's team in the last half hour after the expulsion of Circati, author of a bad foul on Cutrone thrown on the net.
Big blow from Venezia to Del Duca (0-1) thanks to Carbone's last-gasp goal, which punishes an too slow Ascoli team and the third consecutive knockout. Balanced first half with chances on both sides. In the 14th minute Milanese engages Leali from distance. Donati (20') responds with a right-footed volley that Joronen sends for a corner. Ascoli pushes but the maneuver is too cumbersome to undermine the host defense. Thus Venice takes courage and in the 29th minute a turn by Pohjanpalo ends up just wide. Two minutes later Leali instinctively saves Ellertsson. Ascoli only met again in the 41st minute with a shot from distance by Gondo. In the second half, Pohjanpalo scared Leali immediately, but his deflection in front of goal (assist from Pierini) ended up just over the crossbar. Breda inserts Dionisi in place of a aching Forte, but Ascoli is still struggling to build the game. Just Dionisi in the 19th minute fired on the goalkeeper, while in the 26th minute Joronen always had to save from a treacherous cross shot by Dionisi. Venezia met again in the 36th minute when Botteghin was forced to save on the goal line. In the 38th minute Caligara's left-footed razor strikes the post. In the final, Carboni's winning goal scores first on Tcherychev's free-kick.